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How do I add or remove Privileged users to protect configuration settings in ESET Cybersecurity for Mac? (4.x)


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Privileged users in ESET Cybersecurity for Mac are users with permission to modify the program’s settings. The Privileged users setting keeps unauthorized users from changing the configuration  and maintains maximum protection, in accordance with your settings. You can set Privileged users during installation or add them later in the program settings. To add Privileged users to ESET Cybersecurity, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the main program window by clicking the ESET icon on the menu bar and selecting Open ESET Cybersecurity or by clicking Finder  Applications ESET Cybersecurity.
  2. Click the icon in the lower-left corner of the main program window to Activate advanced mode. Click Setup from the main menu and then click Enter application preferences....

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Figure 1-1, the users-privileges screen, showing the lists of users on the left and the privileged users on the right

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  1. Click User Privileges and then select the users you would like to add/remove from the Users or Privileged Users lists. Click Add to add them to the Privileged Users list on the right or Remove to remove them. Click OK to return to the main program window.

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